Two emigrations - two nationalisms: Irish-American and Polish-American nationalisms in the United States
Irish-American and Polish-American types of nationalism were passing through various evolutional phases. They developed from the homogeneous nationalism, directed toward the mother country’s community, through the double nationalism (the ethnic nationalism phase) to the American civil nationalism. The dominating tendency in the evolution of the Irish and Polish types o f nationalism in the U.S. was accompanied by various kinds of the extreme national ideologies. The article attempts to describe the dominating tendency in the evolution of Irish-American and Polish-American types of nationalism in the U.S.